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Per Diem RN NICU
  • Job ID: 84151
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Specialty Area: Neonatal Intensive-Care Unit (NICU)
  • Primary Shift: Night
  • Work Schedule: per diem
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Chester County Hospital
  • Location: West Chester, PA
  • Address: 701 E Marshall St
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Per Diem


Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description:
Position Description:
Our Nursing Department has achieved Magnet® recognition. Our nurses are involved and empowered to make changes in their work environment through council membership, research projects and education. A career ladder offers advancement, recognition and rewards for nurses to be inspired to learn and grow.  And most importantly for our nurses, they feel supported and have a voice within the organization.  
 Prioritizes and organizes work effectively within assigned shift.
 Assesses the NICU patient and family, plans and initiates care and evaluates the effectiveness of interventions, including but not limited to: Cardiopulmonary monitoring, Homodynamic monitoring, Pulse Oximetry, transcutaneous monitoring, Respiratory Support, Central Line/IV therapy (including medication administration), sedation, NG/OG/ND feedings, phototherapy, thermoregulation
 Demonstrates competency and knowledge in Neonatal Care: Respiratory Distress, Apnea/Bradycardia, Hypothermia, Hypoglycemia, Sepsis, Infection Prevention, Kangaroo care, Breastfeeding, Developmental Care
 Maintains patient safety through utilization of the newborn identification process, minimizes the infant’s separation from the family, promotes a sense of control for the family

Minimum Requirements:
Education Training and Experience
Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program.  BSN is required.  

Minimum of 1 year full time, Level III experience required.

Basic computer skills: keyboard, mouse use.  Ability to complete data entry on clinical documentation screens. Ability to use email and internet.  Ability to successfully complete on the job training for CCH computer programs.
Ability to speak, read, write and understand English.

Licensure/Certification
Current Pennsylvania RN License.  
CPR certification required.  
NICU: NRP certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire. STABLE: must be completed with 12 months of hire

Must meet specialty specific competency requirements.

Certification in clinical specialty is preferred.

Additional Information:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.


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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.